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    • The Californian, 1942

    • 1942-01-01
    • California Middle School is located at 1600 Vallejo Way in Sacramento, California. Designed by Sacramento architecture luminary Harry Devine and built at a cost of $300,000, the structure opened in November 1933 with an enrollment of 738 pupils...
    • Stan's Restaurant by Night

    • 1941
    • This evening photograph, taken in circa 1941, shows the art deco-style splendor of Stan's Restaurant at 1735 Stockton Boulevard. Opening in 1934, the Stockton Boulevard location was Stan Burke's first, with two more at 2705 Del Paso Boulevard and...
    • 1918
    • Sacramento Abstract and Title Company

    • 1941
    • Taken on January 12, 1941, this photograph shows the Sacramento Abstract and Title Company at its recently constructed 919 Eighth Street location. The company was founded in 1900 by S. Edgar Alderman, and stood as a steadying presence in the...
    • 423
    • Stockton Boulevard; 3512-3522

    • 1941
    • This June 7, 1941, photograph was taken on the one year anniversary of the Colonial Theater at 3522 Stockton Boulevard. Designed by Herbert Goodpastor, the structure went up at a cost of 100,000 dollars and had a seating capacity of 850. The...
    • 1019
    • Gensler-Lee Diamonds

    • 1941
    • This May 14, 1941, photograph shows the facade of Gensler-Lee Jewelers at 730 K Street. Founded by Ralph C. Lee and G.J. Gensler in 1901 and based in San Francisco, the company's Sacramento store moved to the pictured location just days prior. ...
    • 441
    • Glick's Loan and Jewelry Company

    • 1941
    • Taken on July 23, 1941, this photograph shows Marvin W. Glick's Loan Office, located at 626 J Street. The Ohio-born Glick ran as a Democrat for Sacramento City Council in the fall of 1940, but lost.
    • 442
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This July 11, 1941, aerial view of Capitol Park and several State government office buildings comes from the southeast. In the late 1930s, California Governor Frank Merriman resolved to centralize all of the State's agencies in Sacramento. This,...
    • 1048
    • Andy's Drive-In

    • 1941
    • Here is Andy's Drive-in, as it stood on March 18, 1941. Named for Andrew Swenson, it was located at 2995 Freeport Boulevard. The carhops in fancy uniform pose alongside their customers' vehicles for this publicity shot.
    • 35
    • Sears Roebuck and Company

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941, photograph shows the Sears, Roebuck and Company department store, located at 1123 K Street. In the background are the tops of the Elks Temple, and the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. The store opened in April of 1928 at...
    • 459
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company building at 1100 K Street was taken on July 12, 1941. Set on the southeast corner of Eleventh and K Streets, the structure was built in 1912/13 as an administrative hub. It was made of...
    • 149
    • Melgrims Millinery

    • 1941
    • This March 7, 1941 photograph shows the entrance to Melgrims Millinery on 817 K Street. The store was opened in February 1933 at 1006 K Street under the leadership of Kansas native Mabelle Frank. Frank was a veteran of the retail industry, having...
    • 152
    • Mather Field, California - Chapel, Interior and Exterior View

    • 1941
    • This 1941 photograph shows both the interior and exterior of the 400-seat chapel at Mather Field. Built the same year that this photograph was taken, the structure had a portable altar, pulpit and lectern, so as to accomodate Mather's various...
    • BBSAC747
    • Theodore Judah School

    • 1941
    • This westerly view of McKinley Boulevard and, to the right, Theodore Judah School was taken on January 16, 1941, from the street’s intersection with San Antonio Way. The school, located at 3919 McKinley Boulevard, was built in 1939, and then added...
    • 829
    • Del Rio Hotel

    • 1928
    • Pictured on April 11, 1928, and located directly across from the Esquire Theater, is the Del Rio Hotel on 1212 K Street. Visible is the façade of the structure with various cars parked before it. By late 1941, however, it was converted into a...
    • 557
    • Volunteers of America Administration Building

    • 1941
    • This photograph, taken in October 24, 1941, shows the new Volunteers of America administration building at 1116-1118 Sixth Street. The headquarters was constructed for a cost of 30,000 dollars under the architectural guidance of Charles F. Dean. ...
    • 367
    • Benjamin and Rackerby Physicians Supplies

    • 1941
    • Captured is a night scene of Benjamin & Rackerby Physicians Supplies, located at 1213 L Street. The store's display windows and interior reveal examination tables, a skeleton, surgical instruments and storage cabinets. Operated by Eugene Benjamin...
    • 39
    • Pedroni’s Pharmacy at Twenty-Seventh and Sacramento Boulevard

    • 1941
    • The 2730 Sacramento Boulevard location of Pedroni’s Pharmacy is pictured in this January 29, 1941, photograph. The sons of Swiss-Italian immigrants, Joseph and Richard Pedroni left their native Napa County for Sacramento in 1920, opening their...
    • 202
    • California State Capitol Lobby

    • 1941
    • This April 12, 1941, photograph shows the California State Capitol building lobby and its statue of Columbus' last appeal to Queen Isabella of Spain. Carved in Florence, Italy, the statue was donated to the State in 1883 by local banker D.O. Mills...
    • 217
    • El Rey Theater Fire

    • 1941
    • Looking west, from the top of the Ramona Hotel, this February 21, 1941, photograph shows the frenetic aftermath of a fire at the El Rey Hotel at 519 J Street. The fire started in one of the theater’s balconies and was likely the result of arson. ...
    • 660


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